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Inaugural Rocky Point cruises canceled for December, rescheduled for January

Astoria  (Photo Courtesy Cruise & Maritime Voyages)The wait for the long-anticipated cruise departing from Puerto Peñasco, Mexico, just got a little longer. The cruise line operating the new route that will explore the Gulf of California has had to delay the launch date. Cruise and Maritime Voyages has canceled the three sailings scheduled for December and said the first cruise will depart Puerto Peñasco, also known as Rocky Point, on Jan. 2. (eu.azcentral.com)

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Cruise and Maritime Voyages to offer a “Christmas Selection Box” of cruises for the festive season this year

CMV - Cruise and Maritime Voyages (Logo)Columbus sails from London Tilbury Saturday 21 Dec on a 16-night Christmas & New Year Canaries, Madeira & Morocco cruise calling at Rotterdam, Christmas Day spent at sea, Gibraltar, Casablanca for Marrakech, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Madeira, Lisbon, Vigo for Santiago de Compostela, returning to London Tilbury 6 Jan 2020. (more…)

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Update: Baltic Cities & St Petersburg Cruise (Cancellation of Columbus Iceland & Northern Isles cruise)

Cruise & Maritime Voyages' Columbus (Courtesy CMV)Cruise & Maritime Voyages has had to cancel the 14-night Baltic Cities & St Petersburg cruise holiday onboard Columbus, which was due to sail from London Tilbury, Thursday 27 June 2019. CMV does, however, have confirmation that Columbus will be leaving the shipyard on 7 July and resuming service on her following scheduled British Isles Discovery Cruise sailing from London Tilbury on 11 July. (more…)

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Welcome Vasco da Gama

Vasco da GamaEveryone at Cruise and Maritime Voyages is ready to greet the arrival of our latest cruise ship. Vasco da Gama joined the CMV fleet in April and will arrive at the London International Cruise Terminal in Tilbury on Thursday 6 June, following completion of her spectacular maiden voyage from Singapore. (more…)

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Cruise ship caught exceeding sulphur limit at Gieranger

The 1,250-berth MagellanThe Norwegian Maritime Authority has fined Greek cruise ship operator Global Cruise Lines Ltd. a total of $80,000 for using 0.17% sulphur fuel in a 0.10% sulfur ECA zone. In March, new Norwegian environmental requirements for emissions in several protected fjords – the Nærøyfjord, Aurlandsfjord, Geirangerfjord, Sunnylvsfjord and Tafjord – entered into force. (themeditelegraph.com)

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Cruise & Maritime Voyages plans to introduce additional ship in UK in 2020

Vasco da Gama and Columbus at Singapore, April 2019Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV), the UK based destinational cruise operator, plans to add a ship to the UK market next year, Travel Weekly reports. The news came as CMV took delivery of its sixth vessel 1,220-passenger Vasco da Gama – its sixth ship – will be targeted at the German and Australian markets, but head of marketing Mike Hall said discussions had begun about adding a ship dedicated to the UK market next year. (cruisebusiness.com)

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Cruise & Maritime Voyages Welcome Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama and Columbus at Singapore, April 2019Cruise & Maritime Voyages is delighted to announce the arrival of the latest addition to our fleet, Vasco da Gama, in Singapore today (5 April, 2019). Vasco da Gama is the sixth ship to join the CMV fleet as we celebrate 10 years in operation. Her maiden voyage sails from Singapore to London Tilbury 22 April. (more…)

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CMV to introduce ‘soft expedition’ voyages of exploration in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez

Astoria  (Photo Courtesy Cruise & Maritime Voyages)This unique program offers an authentic and memorable way to explore Mexico’s incredible Sea of Cortez by visiting eight contrasting ports on an 11-night cruise itinerary. The Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) is one of the most ecologically diverse places on the planet and described as a ‘living aquarium’ by the famous French explorer Jacques Cousteau. (more…)

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The Great Cruise and Maritime Voyages’ Columbus 2020 Round the World Cruise Promotion – on sale now

Cruise & Maritime Voyages' Columbus (Courtesy CMV)CMV is delighted to launch the Great Columbus 2020 Round the World Cruise promotion. Sail around the world on a romantic experience of a lifetime, the 120-night Columbus World Cruise 2020, is now available from £8,499pp including the Buy One Get One Free deal, New Bonus Saver Discount and Added Value Offers on selected cabin grades. (more…)

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Cruise and Maritime Voyages’ Summer 2020 Cruises – On Sale Now

The 1,250-berth Magellan (Photo credit M. Witte)We are delighted to celebrate the launch of our 2020 cruise programme offering 108 different cruises sailing from 15 UK & Ireland ports. Highlights include the Norwegian fjords, Baltic Cities & Russia, Iceland, the Canary Islands & Madeira, Iberian highlights & Morocco, the River Seine, British Isles cruises, Land of the Northern Lights, Arctic Greenland and North Cape & Spitzbergen. (more…)

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An African Adventure with Cruise & Maritime Voyages

Tsavo Park in Kenya - Photo Stefano FermiWe are delighted to announce the launch of a new 78-night Grand Africa & Indian Ocean Voyage. Marco Polo escapes the winter and heads south in search of African adventures on a voyage to Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya, plus calls in the Seychelles, Mauritius, Reunion, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Goa, India, Oman, Egypt, Jordan, the Holy Land and the Mediterranean. (more…)

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CMV’s Vasco da Gama ready to explore

Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama, Cruise and Maritime Voyages’ sixth ship will operate two voyages sailing from London Tilbury next year. Following in the steps of the famous Portuguese explorer CMV’s latest addition to the fleet will sail from Singapore to London Tilbury via India next April on a spectacular maiden voyage. (more…)

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Arizona’s cruise port

Psst. Have you heard? Arizona is getting a cruise port! Wait, what? A cruise port? Like…with ships? Cruise ships? Long touting itself as “Arizona’s beach,” thanks to specialty cruise line Cruise & Maritime Voyages, Puerto Penasco will be able to call itself “Arizona’s cruise port” come January 2020. (azfamily.com)

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CMV’s new ship to be re-named Vasco da Gama

With the announcement on Wednesday, 7th March 2018, that Cruise & Maritime Voyages had acquired Pacific Eden from P&O Australia, we invited all our valued Columbus Club members and Trade Partners to participate in naming her. Following the ‘explorer’ theme of our fleet, the choices were:- Pytheas, Vasco da Gama, Henry Hudson and Amerigo Vespucci. (more…)

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Cruceros Maritimos Vacacionales Gearing Up in Acapulco

Sailing under the brand name of Cruceros Maritimos Vacacionales, Cruise & Maritime Voyages (CMV) and officials from Acapulco and the Mexican state of Guerrero have confirmed plans to launch service with the 1,400-passenger Magellan sailing from Acapulco during the winter season 2019. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Acapulco To Become Cruise Homeport

Acapulco, long known as one of Mexico’s premier resort destinations, is going to become a cruise homeport. The Mexican Tourist Board in conjunction with British-based cruise operator CMV Travel & Leisure Group announced the new program due to start in February 2019. (maritime-executive.com)

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CMV Targets Mexican Source Market

The 1,250-berth MagellanCruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) has a bullish new business plan: offering a Mexican Riviera product to the local market. Early 2019 will see the company launch its newest program, a brand for the Mexican market, Cruceros Marítimos Vacacionales. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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CMV proudly announces the launch of a new cruise brand and programme exclusively for the Mexican Market

British based cruise operator, CMV Travel & Leisure Group Limited (CMV) is pleased to announce the deployment of the 46,052grt Magellan to the Pacific Coast of Mexico for winter 2019 to support the launch of an exciting Cruceros Marítimos Vacacionales and Mexican Riviera cruise programme – aimed exclusively at the Mexican domestic market. (more…)

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Latest CMV brochure shows world class

The 1,250-berth Magellan
Cruise & Maritime Voyages has launched a further brochure – ‘Worldwide Winter Cruises 2018/19’. This new selection features a variety of different opportunities to see the world. From a short few days at some of Europe’s traditional Christmas Markets to South America, down to Australia and a Grand Round the World Cruise departing in January 2019 on board CMV’s flagship, Columbus. (more…)

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